As part of the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law, Mauricio Duarte ’18 LL.M. will spend the next six-plus months in Rome helping create an international convention for the enforcement of judgments, which could stand as a standardized law nations around the globe can use.
Three University of St. Thomas School of Law alumni have been selected by Minnesota Lawyer as 2018 Attorneys of the Year. John Darda ’07, Alyssa Troje ’10 and Jeff Storms ’06 were among this year’s honorees who were recognized at a ceremony on February 13.
We caught up with law alumnus Jake Grassel '09 to find out what he’s been up to since he left St. Thomas Law nine years ago. Grassel grew up in Williston, N.D., and studied finance and marketing at Bethel Unive...
Gloria Sonnen Myre ’07 will join the University of St. Thomas School of Law community in November as director of alumni engagement and student life.
Elizabeth Schiltz was named the inaugural Herrick Professor of Law at the University of St. Thomas School of Law. Schiltz is a founding member of the St. Thomas Law faculty. “Lisa produces thoughtful, sophisti...
Law professors Gregory Sisk and Neil Hamilton have published a new hornbook on legal ethics. The title of their book is, Legal Ethics, Professional Responsibility, and the Legal Profession.
The School of Law’s Appellate Clinic specializes in prisoner civil rights cases, and has won five appeals in five years.
The St. Thomas law school Religious Liberty Appellate Clinic filed an amicus brief this month in a case that threatens to affect as many as 300,000 religious congregations and their ministers, as well as retire...
For the fifth year in a row, the Appellate Clinic at the University of St. Thomas law school has won a civil rights appeal on behalf of a prisoner in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
The University of St. Thomas School of Law conferred degrees to 131 students on May 12, 2018. Among them were 102 students earning their J.D. – five of whom earned a joint degree – 22 earning an LL.M. in U.S. law, and seven earning a master’s or LL.M. degree in organizational ethics and compliance.
Law students Jay Singh and Lee Bannin are taking the University of St. Thomas Intellectual Property Moot Court Team to nationals later this month. They earned a spot in the Washington, D.C., competition after beating out 14 Midwest law school teams in a regional competition in March.
While the majority of our School of Law alumni continue to advance the common good in Minnesota and the surrounding states, we asked 17 of our 1,946 alumni what they do each day and what impact they hope to have on the communities they serve outside the Upper Midwest.
A University of St. Thomas law school moot court team was recognized with the third best brief among 18 teams at the regional Jessup International Moot Court Competition in Denver in February.
Jerry Organ, who was named No. 19 in a list of Most Influential People in Legal Education, discusses helping law students succeed.
St. Thomas Law School Launches Trademark Clinic for Students Interested in Intellectual Property Law
The Trademark Clinic will become St. Thomas law school’s 12th legal clinic when it’s offered for the first time in January.
'The most challenging issues facing compliance professionals today are not black and white, but shades of gray,' according to School of Law Dean Robert Vischer. Several alumni working in the field give voice to this issue.
University of St. Thomas law school Dean Robert Vischer is an inaugural recipient of the Minnesota Lawyer Diversity and Inclusion Award, which recognizes his contributions to the advancement of diversity and inclusion in the practice of law.
The University of St. Thomas School of Law is taking its groundbreaking organizational ethics and compliance LL.M. degree program online. The law school’s first cohort of online LL.M. students will begin classes in January 2018 and complete their degrees 17 months later, in May 2019.
St. Thomas Law School Appellate Clinic Wins Major Victory in Prison Litigation for Arizona Death Row Inmate
For the fourth year in a row, the Appellate Clinic at the University of St. Thomas law school has won a civil rights appeal on behalf of a prisoner in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.